Training

What are the signs of hypothermia?

Hypothermia can be a an issue for open-water swimmers, particularly those who swim at lower temperatures. John Wood explains the signs and what to do if someone your swimming with starts to show symptoms
27 January 2020 at 10:12

How much does it cost to race Kona?

Got your eye on qualifying for the Ironman World Championships, but wondering how much it would actually cost to do the race? Matt Baird does the sums
24 January 2020 at 10:01

How to tackle a full season of sprint-distance triathlons

Planning on racing a series of sprint triathlons in a row, and wondering how long you should leave between races for recovery? Dermott Hayes has this advice
23 January 2020 at 10:51

Could Norway's top triathletes medal in Tokyo?

In a country where winter sports reign supreme, a trio of triathletes has been steadily edging Norway towards the top of the podium. After taking both the ITU Grand Final and 70.3 World Titles in 2019, we met the team targeting Tokyo…
22 January 2020 at 11:25

Cycling: how to use hills to build a strong winter base

Including hill sessions in your winter-base training phase is key for building off-season strength…
22 January 2020 at 10:29

Ironman racing and training advice from Tim Don

Training for Ironman? Check out these pearls of wisdom from the legend
20 January 2020 at 10:39

Tim Don talks Kona and his future in tri

Tim Don’s an icon of triathlon, breaking Ironman records, winning world championships and, of course, recovering to race from a broken neck. Last autumn James Witts caught up with the Brit at a cold training day to talk Kona, and his future
20 January 2020 at 09:40

Swim session: Improve your turns

Gain ‘free speed’ for next season by perfecting your pool turns this winter
14 January 2020 at 15:46

How to improve your run form

Dermott Hayes explains how you can develop a more efficient running technique by adopting these 8 easy tweaks
13 January 2020 at 11:49

How to improve bike leg of triathlon with simple tweaks to your cycling technique

You’ll be surprised how easy it is to source bike speed gains and limit the chances of injury with just a few, small form adjustments, from minimising the dead spot when pedalling to changing body position on the climbs. Dermott Hayes explains his top 8 technique adjustments for a better ride
13 January 2020 at 10:37

Swim technique masterclass: refine your front crawl for race-day

Dermott Hayes shares 8 tips for honing your swim stroke for maximum gains with little effort on race-day
09 January 2020 at 10:45

Which muscles does walking use and tone?

Walking may use more muscles than you think. Here we explain the muscles walking works and tones
07 January 2020 at 15:12

Does doing triathlons damage your joints?

Worried all your training could damage your joints and cause long-term problems and injuries? Physio Brad Beer takes a look at the evidence
07 January 2020 at 12:45

Focus on bike if you want big Ironman gains

Research finds advances in bike kit and training to be reason for faster IM times
06 January 2020 at 13:44

Post-exercise nausea: why do I feel sick and sometimes vomit after exercise?

Often feel sick after exercise? Sports scientist Andy Blow explains causes and prevention
06 January 2020 at 12:40

Wim Hof Method: what it is and how it can help your swimming

Heard of the Wim Hof Method but don't know what it is? John Wood explains how this breathing method can help with the cold and stress of open-water swimming
04 January 2020 at 08:00  (1)

Keep motivated and stick to your New Year fitness resolutions!

Vowed that 2020 will be the year you stick to your fitness goals? Here are 5 top tips from coach Nick Beer to make sure you stay motivated...
01 January 2020 at 01:00

Four winter turbo trainer sessions

Short focussed sets are key to keeping things interesting and unlocking race success
25 December 2019 at 14:59

Three easy (but essential!) exercises for the festive period

Short on time? These three simple exercises will help keep your major muscles active during the sedentary period over christmas!
22 December 2019 at 14:00

Free 3 month Ironman base training plan

Got designs on conquering the big one? Then don't neglect your base says Dermott Hayes. Here's a 3-month IM base training plan to follow
18 December 2019 at 11:51